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Queen & Slim

Slim and Queen’s first date takes an unexpected turn when a policeman pulls them over for a minor traffic violation. When the situation escalates, Slim takes the officer’s gun and shoots him in self-defence. Now labelled cop killers in the media, Slim and Queen feel that they have no choice but to go on the run and evade the law. When a video of the incident goes viral, the unwitting outlaws soon become a symbol of trauma, terror, grief and pain for people all across the country.

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  • Director: Melina Matsoukas

  • Budget: $17–20 million

  • Box office: $47.2 million


Daniel Kaluuya

Jodie Turner-Smith

Chloë Sevigny

Bokeem Woodbine

Los Angeles Premiere

When: Thursday 14th November 2019
Where: TCL Chinese Theatre, Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

London Premiere

When: Tuesday 28th January 2020
Where: Rich Mix Cinema, Bethnal Green Rd, Shoreditch, London

Fun Facts

  • This is Melina Matsoukas’ first feature film.

  • The two main characters are rarely referred to as “Queen” or “Slim” in the film.

  • Principal photography began in January 2019 with production concluding March 2019.

  • Director Melina Matsoukas, turned to Solange Knowles for advice on who to choose as a composer. It was Knowles who suggested Devonté Hynes.

  • The film had a budget of around $20 million.

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Author: Estelle

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